Early risers will be able to see the passage of the space station on Mondays and Tuesdays in Santa Fe

According to the radars of this space laboratory, it’s a Monday At 6.31 a.m., the spacecraft will pass until 6.34 a.m., about 2 minutes 29 seconds from south to southeast, at a low altitude of 11 degrees and with a magnitude (apparent brightness) of -1.1. It would be better appreciated by places with less construction in the city.

The Tuesday The station will look much better. It will appear in the sky at 7.19 am for six minutes until 7.25 am. The maximum high will be more visible from Monday as it will reach 51 degrees, moving from the southwest to the northeast. The magnitude (its apparent brightness) would be -3.4, very good (more or less as seen on Venus).

Buenos Aires from the International Space Station.

Image of Buenos Aires taken from the International Space Station.

It should be borne in mind that for the best observation of the station, the sky should be mostly clear.

The rest of the week there will be other opportunities to see this amazing manned ship pass for 20 years at an altitude of about 400 kilometers, traveling 27,000 kilometers per hour.

What is the International Space Station?

The International Space Station (ISS) It is a standard space station located in low Earth orbit. It is a multinational collaborative project between the five participating space agencies: NASA (US), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), European Space Agency (Europe), and Canadian Space Agency (Canada).

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The International Space Station will be visible this week in Santa Fe.

The International Space Station will be visible this week in Santa Fe.

The station houses an experiment laboratory at micrographad Where exceptional scientific studies are conducted. It completes an orbit around the Earth approximately every hour and a half and is operated by astronauts from cooperating nations.

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